Technology

No contract for DeLorme service

Maine-based DeLorme has introduced a contract-free subscription plan for its line of inReach satellite communicators. The new Freedom Plans are designed to make it easier for more people to experience…

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Volvo Penta adds DR dealer

Virginia-based Volvo Penta has appointed Inversiones Bastilla de Caribe (IBC) Shipyard as a full-service dealer for its marine gas and diesel engines and drive systems in the Dominican Republic. Located…

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Custom rub rails launched

Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Mate USA has introduced two patented ranges of heavy duty, high impact rub rails specially designed for yachts, commercial vessels, docks and piers.     The new…

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Outboard adds teak

Wisconsin-based Seven Marine has introduced a 557 hp outboard engine with what looks like a teak finish. The popular Seven Marine engines have Steve French’s AirTeak finish, an all-composite finish…

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Recipe for a stable yacht

Ready to launch after your refit? Not so fast. Before you sail, an incline test may be required to determine the yacht’s stability. Be prepared, this procedure takes a lot…

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Subwing offers new watersport

Subwing of Kristiansand, Norway has introduced a new underwater watersport to be towed behind a motorized boat. Invented by Simon Sivertsenhe, the Subwing consists of two separate wings connected in…

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MTN launches live event streaming

Florida-based MTN Communications has launched MTN OceanCast, a high-definition system for live event streaming from maritime vessels. The program offers an end-to-end program management option for concerts, tournaments, interviews, educational…

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Phantom monitors with GOST

Ft. Lauderdale-based maritime security firm Phantom Services now offers global security concierge services with 24/7 monitoring, tracking and recovery of vessels exclusively for customers with onboard marine security, monitoring and…

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Hodgdon infuses carbon-fiber hull

Maine-based Hodgdon Yachts announced the successful infusion of a 100-foot carbon fiber hull mold. The company said the mold to be used for a pre-preg carbon hull is one of…

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NOAA PDF charts still free

After a three-month trial period, PDF versions of NOAA nautical charts will become a permanent product, free to the public. The free PDFs, which are digital images of traditional nautical…

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